With this in mind, millage dollars are frequently distributed to community partners working in one or more of the millage's funding priorities: service expansion, criminal justice diversion, youth support, and prevention and education.
In 2019, 5 Healthy Towns Foundation received funding to address a local health issue. In partnership with local organizations, including Washtenaw County Community Mental Health, they are creating the vital conditions for mental health and helping identify health-related social needs.Visit Website >>
Thanks to a millage partnership, psychiatry is being offered on-site at Ozone House. The millage funds time for a psychiatrist to be on-site every week for a half-day, allowing them to support Ozone House youth in need of mental health and substance use support services.Visit Website >>
Check and Connect offers evidence-based mentoring to students involved with the juvenile justice system, students with mental health needs, or students who frequently miss school or struggle with grades. Millage funds support full-time mentors in Ypsilanti and Lincoln.Visit Website >>
The Washtenaw Health Plan (WHP) works to expand access to health care by helping people sign up for health insurance. WHP navigators understand the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health system and can connect clients to behavioral health services when needed.Visit Website >>